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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

San Francisco to charge Penninsula commuters $6 toll fee

San Francisco officials proposed to charge Peninsula commuters $6 daily toll fee for entering/exiting San Francisco from...

Original post made by Penninsula resident on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 14, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says Obama's birth certificate is a fraud

Joe Arpaio, an American hero, finds proof of a massive fraud. "Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says there are indications...

Original post made by Joe Palm on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tea Party says, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 8 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court forced revelation of $11m

California Supreme Court forced 'Americans for Responsible Leadership' to reveal the source of $11 million dollars they used...

Original post made by Elaine Elbizri on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by money laundering, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Feb 21, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: Author talks about WWII Nisei soldiers

On Sunday, Aug. 4, San Francisco author and photographer Tom Graves discussed his book, "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by bill, on Aug 21, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents launch annual PiE 'Donation Days'

Parent volunteers will be out in force from now through Nov. 18, drumming up donations for Palo Alto Partners in Education...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rise in assaults and accidents?

It seems like every few days now there's a report on this site of someone being assaulted or hit by a car (or bus) in Palo...

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by mv, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1268 Views

SPORTS

2012-13 girls' all-league basketball teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Joeseta Fatuesi ==B Senior of the Year: ==Jackie Hudepohl...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Daniel, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian backs bill to limit sales of drugs with DXM

A proposal by two Palo Alto police officers to limit the sale of certain cough medicines to minors is one of four constituent-generated...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wealthy plutocrats

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, two of the richest men in America who have quietly given more than a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 15, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California governor signs controversial "Dream Act"

http://news.yahoo.com/california-governor-signs-controversial-dream-act-191902671.html This needs to stop! When are we...

Original post made by Enough is enough on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Just what makes these homes so smart?

"Imagine control of every aspect of your home -- from anywhere at any time. Having control of your lighting, security systems,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This new fangled idea about being green.

I was sent the following email by a friend. It is worth passing on to our green Palo Alto friends. "Checking out at the...

Original post made by Not as old as one may think on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 12 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford: Earth's core is surprisingly weak

Stanford University researcher Arianna Gleason and assistant professor Wendy Mao discovered that the Earth's inner core is...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Office Decor Robbie , on May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 1268 Views
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